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poetry by j matthew waters

revolution number nine


row after row of desktop
computers play leapfrog in a
pentagon controlled pole barn

outside angry peasants wave
baseball bats and throw
expletives at robotic guards

as night collapsed into chaos
revolutionaries trade flashlights
for burning man torches

lights darting above oversee
armed forces hellbent on
accelerating the tipping point

morning fog surrenders to man
and his drum machines
moving on to the next outpost


october two thousand thirteen
copyright j matthew waters
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2 thoughts on “revolution number nine

  1. Wow… you always get me with that last stanza. Fine work…

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